Zuberi”Young @uD!o” Mackson is a rare talent indeed. The 24 year old native of Lakewood, New Jersey is a Producer, Song-Writer, Musician and Engineer. He is a proficient Percussionist and Pianist by ear.
At the age of 8 he joined the local drill team run by his family. Playing on the drum line, travelling and competing made him fall in love with music.
He joined the High School Marching Band and Orchestra playing marching quads, snare, bass and numerous other percussion instruments. The experience opened his eyes to the various ways to play and compose music.
In 2007 he studied Audio Recording and Music Business at the famed Five Towns College in Dix Hills, New York. Fellow classmates considered his dorm as the “on campus studio”. Complaints of heavy bass and loud music were frequently sent to the dean of music but that never slowed him down!
He transformed his bedroom into a studio, turning his closet into a vocal booth, using a $50 microphone and $200 Interface. He impressed listeners with the quality of his demo recording.
After leaving college he started to work with several producers, song-writers,music executives and record companies, including Troy Patterson(Former manager of R&B star Mario) and Lottazay(popular battle rap MC featured on BET, MTV& Smack URL) He is currently working with Grammy nominated producer Akene”The Champ” Dunkley(Estelle- “Thank You”- Anthony Hamilton-“Never Let Go”).